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There was a band playing down at Klein's hotel, and the strains reached them faintly, tempered by the distance.
Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"I wonder you keep such an ugly tempered brute about the house," retorted the woman.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Reaching into one of the secret pockets of his wide black belt he removed a curiously shaped tool of finest tempered steel.
From those odd eyes of his, his countenance gathered an air of superciliousness tempered by a gentle melancholy.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
This should be tempered with kindness, when circumstances call it forth, but should never descend to familiarity.
Now the balance spring of a watch is made from steel, and is carefully tempered in order to obtain its highest elasticity.
In Hickes there was nothing of the calm and tempered judgment which ruled in Nelson's mind.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Lime mortar should be tempered for at least two days, roughly covered up with sacks or other material.
Hasn't any more sense of humor than a cow, and he's the worst-tempered man in this whole country.

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